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System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. RocksDB vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)MultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeKey-value storeMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocolRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score30.41
Rank#25  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score3.81
Rank#77  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score2.74
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score3.54
Rank#80  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.couchbase.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlrocksdb.orgwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.OracleFacebook, Inc.Rocket Software
Initial release2011201120131985
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 201919.5, November 20196.7.3, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangJavaC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'schema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numberoptionalnooptional
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.SQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnonoyes
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolnonoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
Electable Master-Slave per shardnoneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyeswith Hadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)yesACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoEphemeral bucketsyes infooff heap cacheyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseOracle NoSQLRocksDBUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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